The Administration: The Postmaster Who Licked Stamps

Wisconsin Tax Commissioner John A. Gronouski, 43, didn't know a ZIP code from a postal zone. Habitually, he forgot to mail his wife's letters, carried them in his pockets for weeks. His most prolonged contact with the mail service was in 1960, when he "licked a lot of stamps" for John Kennedy in the Wisconsin primary. But last week the President appointed Gronouski his new Postmaster General to replace J. Edward Day.

The appointment was criticized as being blatantly political. Editorialized the Milwaukee Sentinel: "Our pride must be tempered by the fact...

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